2nd Industrial Revolution timeline

master timeline -- please enter all info from 'your' country onto your respective layer.

India

Sepoy Rebellion

1857

A rebellion that was the result of the fact that the British had gained about two-thirds of Indian land and that the spread of imperialism that affected all aspects of life in India. It was led by sepoys, of Indian soldiers in the service of European power.

Railroad Construction

1858 - 1900

By the year 1900, India has 25,000 miles miles of railroad track in total.

British Raj

1858

The British Crown officially takes of Indian government.

Indentured Servitude

1860 - 1911

In this span of 51 years, thousands of indentured servants emigrated to work sugar plantations.

The Telegraph Links India and Europe

1865

Empress of India

1876 - 1901

Queen Victoria (head of the Church of England) is proclaimed the Empress of India.

Indian National Congress

1885

Indian National Congress founded by a group of middle class intellectuals.

Hindu Awareness

1893

Swami Vivekanand represents Chicago's Parliament of the World's Religions, enlightening Western opinion of Hindu philosophy and culture.

Protest of Indentured Servitude

1894

Mahatma Gandhi drafts the first petition protesting the indentured servitude system. About six months later, the British announce the halt of indentured emigration from India.

Muslim League Political Party

1906

Muslim League political party is formed in India.

Imperial Shift

1912

The Imperial Capital shifts from Delhi to Calcutta.

Government of India Act

1919

-Introduced a national parliament with two houses for India. Only the very wealthiest were able to vote.

System of Indentured Servitude is Abolished

1920